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How to take award-winning photography using an Xperia smartphone

Xperia smartphones are renowned for their incredible cameras. The recently announced Xperia 1 comes complete with the world’s first Eye AF (auto focus) in a smartphone*, and its triple camera means you can take pro-level photos on-the-go. But the Xperia 1 isn’t the only Xperia smartphone with great camera capabilities. The XZ2 Premium has garnered …

Take amazing photos on the hoof: how to capture Chinese New Year photography on your XZ3

It’s official: we’re in the Year of the Pig, and celebrations across the world are well underway. The Chinese New Year begins according to the lunar calendar rather than on January 1, and this year’s Spring Festival ends on February 19 – giving you plenty of chances to snap incredible pictures on your Xperia XZ3. …

Xperia photo challenge: Incredible smartphone images captured by Xperia owners around the world

Last month, we told you all about our new-look monthly challenge, featuring incredible photography taken on Xperia smartphones. And needless to say, you didn’t disappoint us, submitting incredible imagery taken on devices including the XZ3 – with its 19MP Motion EyeTM camera – and the XZ2 Premium with its standout low-light capabilities. The theme for …

Have you taken incredible photography with your Xperia smartphone? Find out about our monthly challenge here!

Whether you’re a long-time Xperia smartphone owner or you unwrapped a shiny new XZ3 or XZ2 Premium this Christmas, you’ll know that these devices allow you to take incredible imagery. The XZ3’s Motion EyeTM camera means you’re able to capture high quality photos that will make you the envy of your Instagram followers, while we’ve …

Paw-some! How to take purr-fect pictures and Super slow motion video of your pets on your Xperia smartphone

As any pet owner will know, taking pictures and videos of our furry friends is completely irresistible… and guaranteed to get plenty of likes and comments on social media. But capturing paw-sitively incredible shots can be hard! Pets often don’t pay attention to our commands, and sitting still while you find the exact angle is …

What happened when we took the XZ3 to one of the world’s most Christmassy places?

The fun of the festive season doesn’t begin and end on Christmas Day. In fact, the preparation for 25 December is almost as exciting as the day itself. The popularity of Christmas markets, where stalls sell stocking fillers and offer delicious mulled drinks, has blossomed in recent years, and one of the world’s best markets …

The Best of Sony: How Sony’s technology innovations combined to create Xperia XZ3

Years of hard work goes into creating each new Xperia smartphone, but the XZ3’s advanced specs and technological advancements also came about through collaborations across Sony. Whether it’s the OLED display that means content looks better on the XZ3 than on any other smartphone, or the Motion EyeTM camera that packs so much incredible technology …